The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 164 188 180
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 40 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.13% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 35
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £170 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £459 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.77 £19.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +31.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2702 3266 3060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 45.55% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1968 2285 2122
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 83
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.56 £28.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 36 (46.75%) Windows
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.06%) Apple iOS
4 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.97%) MS Office
6 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
7 15 (19.48%) iPad
7 15 (19.48%) iOS Development
8 14 (18.18%) Finance
9 13 (16.88%) Blackberry
9 13 (16.88%) Windows XP
10 12 (15.58%) Mac OS X
10 12 (15.58%) Banking
11 11 (14.29%) Objective-C
11 11 (14.29%) iPhone
12 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.69%) VMware
13 9 (11.69%) Android
13 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
14 8 (10.39%) JSON
14 8 (10.39%) Citrix
14 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
14 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (10.39%) SQL
15 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
15 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
15 7 (9.09%) Scrum
15 7 (9.09%) Xcode
16 6 (7.79%) TDD
16 6 (7.79%) ITIL

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Office
2 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.49%) SPSS
3 5 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.49%) Final Cut Pro
3 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.90%) InDesign
5 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Wireless
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) IP Telephony
3 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) SMTP
4 2 (2.60%) DHCP
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (2.60%) VPN
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
1 2 (2.60%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Xcode
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.60%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) Calabash
5 1 (1.30%) Appium
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) iOS Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.39%) Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Support Technician
6 5 (6.49%) Lead Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Designer
7 4 (5.19%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Web Designer
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Support Technician
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (3.90%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) JSON
2 5 (6.49%) REST
2 5 (6.49%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) HTML
2 5 (6.49%) Cocoa
3 4 (5.19%) RESTful
4 3 (3.90%) HTML5
4 3 (3.90%) CSS3
4 3 (3.90%) CSS
4 3 (3.90%) XML
5 2 (2.60%) iOS SDK
5 2 (2.60%) Core Animation
6 1 (1.30%) Flash
6 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) iPad
2 13 (16.88%) Blackberry
3 11 (14.29%) iPhone
4 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.49%) User Experience
7 4 (5.19%) Derivative
8 2 (2.60%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.60%) Animation
8 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.60%) Kindle
8 2 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.30%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.75%) Windows
2 27 (35.06%) Apple iOS
3 23 (29.87%) Windows 7
4 13 (16.88%) Windows XP
5 12 (15.58%) Mac OS X
6 9 (11.69%) Android
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.49%) Linux
9 4 (5.19%) UNIX
10 2 (2.60%) Solaris
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X Server
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) iOS Development
2 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.09%) Scrum
4 6 (7.79%) TDD
4 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
4 6 (7.79%) ITIL
5 5 (6.49%) OOP
5 5 (6.49%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) MVC
6 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.19%) Project Management
6 4 (5.19%) BDD
6 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) C++
3 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.60%) C
4 2 (2.60%) Java
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.30%) Groovy
5 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) VMware
3 8 (10.39%) Citrix
4 5 (6.49%) Adobe
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco
5 4 (5.19%) HP
5 4 (5.19%) Google
5 4 (5.19%) Remedy
6 3 (3.90%) Sybase
7 2 (2.60%) Reuters
7 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.30%) Altiris
8 1 (1.30%) CA
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.30%) SAP
8 1 (1.30%) Sun
8 1 (1.30%) Calypso
8 1 (1.30%) Fidessa
City of London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago